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technology including artificial organs, a synthetic blood, and robotic lynn's -- limbs. >> at first glance, you might mistake him for a person, but rex's body is more like a computer. >> i thought that was absolutely science fiction, so i thought it was very impressive. also the fact they are very close to end implantable artificial kidney that will be able to replace a failing kidney -- >> he has a pathetic form and had, so he is familiar with the challenges prosthetics users face. >> it is difficult to be told not only is this technology not ready yet, but when it becomes available, it will be so expensive that it will be completely out of the question. >> rex is not cheap, but he showcases what is possible with modern technology and creates hope for amputees around the world. >> that makes the $6 million man sound like a bargain. >> and that will be getting cheaper as technology gets less expensive, so we will be keeping an eye on that. thanks for joining us. >> for more, visit our website at dw.de. >> bye bye. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
, the economy is booming. oil companies are using a relatively new technology called fracking to get that oil and gas reserves kilometers underground. it uses chemicals to break through shale rock and stone. the technology is controversial, but energy experts say the benefits far outweigh the costs. u.s. oil production has exploded in the past couple of years from 23 million cubic meters per day in the year 2000 to 712 million cubic meters today. experts believe the new technology could make the u.s. energy independent within the next 20 years. this would have serious implications for global politics, especially in the middle east. because the u.s. is dependent on middle east oil, it helps maintain security there. the strait of hormuz is the biggest oil route in the world. the u.s. protect tankers sailing straight. should america stop protecting the waters, the eu may have to take on more responsibility for security there and for the entire middle east. europe already helps keep waters safe around the horn of africa. russia would also feel the effects of an energy independent america. u.s. oi
, and increasing l tempo is the role that technology played. i mean, obviously we have seen the development of syndromes, we have seen the application of super computers. one of the things you did is move the intelligence analysts tout to the base there. and integrated everything upfront. can you talk about that a little bit the role that technology played. >> yeah. there's several things in technology that changed the fight. one is obvious it was predators. it wasn't drone strikes. it was drone surveillance. because you put a surveillance that gives you full motion video, anywhere if our force to include the guys on the ground could watch what the predator is watching in real-time video. the real effect of that is several. one, it used to take 120 people to raid a target when only twenty were going inside. it takes 100 to secure it outside make sure you don't get people reinforcing or whatnot. if you can do it from the air you only send twenty. now, the other hundred can hit five other targets. we could hit six targets in the time we're hitting one. and you know more. you can put drones ov
that change and increasing the tempo is the role that technology played. i mean, obviously, we've seen the development of drones, we've seen the application of supercomputers. of one of the things that you did was move intelligence analysts out into balad, into your base there integrating everything up front. can you talk about that a little bit, the role that technology played? >> yeah. there are several things of technology that changed the fight. one is obvious, it was of predators. it wasn't drone strikes, it was drone surveillance. because you put a surveillance that give cans you full motion video means that anywhere on our force to include the guys on the ground could watch what the predator's watching in full-time video or realtime video. the real effect of that is several. one is where it used to take let's say 120 people to raid a target when only 20 were going inside, it takes 100 to secure it outside to make sure you don't get people reinforcing, what not. if you can do it from the air, you only send 20. now, the other hundred can hit five other targets. so we could hit six
that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: former u.s. senator chuck hagel faced a hostile reception today from half of the committee that must sign off before he can become secretary of defense. his senate confirmation hearing centered heavily on criticism from his one-time republican colleagues. the atmosphere was friendly enough at the outset as chuck hagel began his big day before the armed services committee. he quickly sought to allay concerns on both sides about his positions on everything from iran to israel to nuclear weapons. >> no one individual vote, no one individual quote, no one individual statement defines me, my beliefs, or my record. my overall world view has never changed: that america has and must mainta
. >> emerging technologies are changing the ways that we get our entertainment, but not for everyone. 40 years since television was transmitted in color, new figures show the 20,000 homes still enjoy their programs in black and white. not so bad, is it? part of our ongoing series of not so obsolete technologies around the world. >> the main issues in europe today -- >> do not adjust your television, do not worry, there is nothing wrong. john thompson just prefers television in black and white. >> it somehow has more importance to it, it seems less trivial as there are more and more channels, to sit down and watch a vintage black-and-white television seems as if you are doing something special. >> john is not alone, 13,000 people in britain are tuning in. >> in britain you must pay a television tax. a black-and-white television like this, you would have a license that would cost $78, as opposed to hundred $30 for color. >> some of these sets in south london date back to 1936. there were only a handful, only the rich could afford them. which is dangerous. >> much of the early televisions did not
investments that we make. >> but you think that because of technology and that kind of thing, americans today have many more opportunities in some sense than they had before? >> that's right. if you take median income and that means we haven't had this big improvement. >> which hasn't changed in the last 25 years. >> that really understates what's happened. i mean, would you rather be a gay man 20 years ago, 50 years ago? in africa and gdp didn't go up, but life spans almost doubled. literacy went from 20% to 16%. we don't capture all the wonderful things. i can use wikipedia for free and i can sit there with my son and explore new things. and, so, innovation is being underestimated today more than any time in history. i mean, we had the internet bubble where it was actually briefly overestimated. that was kind of uncomfortable, i think, but it's strange to be in such a funk because people look at political road block and some of the way that these measure things and they're not getting a sense of progress in the rich world and in the developing world. >> but when you look at washington and y
today talks about immigration and home laws as well as border patrols, strategy and technology. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> at age 65 she was the oldest first lady when her husband became president but never set foot in washington. her husband, benjamin harrison, died just one month after his inauguration. meet anna harrison and other women who served as first lady over 44 administrations in c-span's new original series, first ladies, influence and image. their public and private lives, interests and influence on the president. introduced with the white house historical association, season one begins february 19, on c-span, c-span radio and c-span dot oregon on february 18. >> british prime minister david cameron was in algeria wednesday for talks concerning the recent hostage situation that left six brittons dead and made a surprise visit to libya. he took questions from the british house of commons in his weekly question time session which topics included state of the economy, housing benefits for veterans and a proposed tax increase on beer a
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, and the american public wants to be able. semi automatic technology has been around for a hundred years. if you limit the american public's access to semi automatic technology, you limit their ability to survive. if someone's invading your house, i mean, you shouldn't say you should only have five or six shots. you ought to have what you need to protect yourself, a woman should, not what some politician thinks is reasonable. >> gabby and i are both gun owners. i don't think you'll find a stronger supporter of the second amendment than me. i defended the secretary amendment of -- the sake amendment with my life. this isn't about the second amendment. this is about public safety. we had 20 first graders die in their classrooms because we don't have sufficient gun violence legislation in this country. >> joining us now is the anchor of "fox news sunday", chris wallace. good morning, chris. >> good morning to you. >> eric: it's interesting that mark kelly would say this isn't about the second amendment any more because that's, of course, the argument of those who support that and support gun rights
decisions. >> the government role in technology and policy from this years ces international consumer electronics show. under night at eight o'clock eastern on c-span two. >> british prime minister david cameron was in algeria wednesday for talks concerning the recent hostage situation that left six britons dead and made a surprise visit to libya. he took questions from the british house of commons in his weekly question time session which topics included state of the economy, housing benefits for veterans and a proposed tax increase on beer and alcohol. this is 35 minutes. dispersed so they can go to the projects so desperately needed. >> order. questions to the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in the cells i shall have further such meetings later today. >> thank you, mr. speaker. is it right that a mother and my contingency may not -- confirmed by his minister, her son serving in her majesty's armed forces -- [inaudible] >> the reforms t
company to develop technology that would better detect concussions. joining us now to talk a little little more about it, dr. marti mack carry, professor of public health at john hopkins medical center, and the author of, unaccountable. general electric makes a lot of high-tech medical machines, ct scanners and the like. they would seem to be a natural partner for the league in trying to come up with more information about concussions and how often they happen. >> that's right, jon. they are a sort of likely partner. they also do a lot of research on plastics. part of this contract from the nfl to ge, which is about $50 million, will develop safer, helmets, better technology, better padding, better equipment. the other part will probably develop better scanners. you know ge makes a lot of the cat scanners and mri machines we use here in the hospital. so maybe better imaging can tell us more about the early signs of concussions. jon: some of the players have expressed concerns it is not even the major hits, the major concussion-inducing hits that are the south of what seem to be the problem
a chance. ... feeling in the extremities ? no. technology can do that. who can tell me the third life cycle stage of the frog ? it can take a sick kid to school. nathan. tadpole. and help ensure a constant supply of clean energy. the things we build share one belief. that the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger soluons. powerful answers. verizon. >> steve: super bowl is over. come on home, brian. >> brian: all right. sean did an unbelievable job. forgot to sleep. as did a.j. hall. >> gretchen: the clydesdales are here tomorrow. have a great day. plar there are new questions about the murder of the most effective navy seal sniper in history. chris kyle survived four tours of duty in iraq. but police say in the end he was killed this weekend by a marine veteran he was ready to help. gregg: kyle had 160 kills. the terrorists dubbed him the terror of ramadi and put a bounty on his head. martha: he was acting as a mentor to this man eddy ray ralph before police say ralph turned the gun on him and killed him. casey, what's the latest on the investigation here? >> reporter: this is a bi
absorb carbon out of the atmosphere. it's not a bad idea to find ute what technological applications to solve the carbon crisis that we're facing. but unfortunately a lot of the science is still in early stages and may have additional side effects that we don't fully understand yet. >> what are side effects? this is changing the bottom of the ocean, right? >> conceivably, what would happen is the phytoplankton at the surface would grow, according to minerals and iron that we seed the ocean with. and those would absorb it, being a plant those would absorb in decay absorb carbon, oxygen, and see sequester carbon out of the air. we don't know all of the potential impacts that they can have for food chains, also algae blooms toxic to animals as well as humans. early days of understanding what the long-term ramifications of the geoengineering would be. >> the ocean acidification. where are we going to go when our oceans die? when those oceans die, if they do, that's, to me, more important than the land being dry or getting more rain because of global warming climate change. we have to do
and organizations have been similarly attacked. technology journalist says the hacker group, anonymous, is responsible. >> anonymous are claiming responsibility for this and they've been very loosely politically actively hacking group, been responsible for an awful lot of increase in hacker activity the last couple of years. we had the spin-off from them, lulzsec. the chinese have been hacking, like most governments, engaged in hacking, but there's more public exposure of their hacks and i think a lot of this is really this stuff that is really spin-offs of anonymous. this is idealistic hacking. >> an emotionally apology from a japanese pop star is causing uproar on line. nanami shaved her head after breaking her management company's most important rule, no dating. >> a pop group, social phenomenon and money making machine for their management company. a.k.b.48 is japan's largest all female band. the singing sensation comprised of starlets in their teens and early 20's. the selling point, a word that combines the qualities of cuteness and innocence as it's become so important in the co
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and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >>> drones killing americans and just fayfication for it. reaction to all that and the effort to rebrand the republican party. with us, house majority leader eric eric cantor. >> more revenue increases? something you could sign on to. >> absolutely not. john, it's more of the same. we've got a real problem in this country. we know we're spending much more money than we have to the tune of a trillion plus dollars a year and it's got to stop. it's got to sto
.i.a.'s drift toward becoming a paramilitary organization and put it back on course. for all the technological advances america's made in the decade of fighting al qaeda, it still needs all the old tricks it learned in the day before spy satellites and droughns drones. more and better human intelligence in sources on the ground will result in more accurate targeting. that would be a yemen model that actually worked and a lasting and more effective counterterrorism legacy for mr. obama's second term. gregory johnson from "the new york times." another good article by patrick pool on june 6 of 2012. obama's assassination czar, a relatively unnoticed article, this is from the article, quoting, by associated press reporter kimberly dozer two weeks ago outlining new obama administration policy changes which consolidated power for authorizing drone attacks and assassinations under political appointees within the white house. the article identified -- identifies white house counterterrorism chief, john brennan, as the official assuming the role of obama's de facto assassination czar. raising concerns
can spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes." i don't have the door code. who's that? he won a contest online to be ceo for the day. how am i supposed to run a business here without an office?! [ male announcer ] fast, reliable deliveries worldwide. fedex. >>. >> chris: now, fresh picking from the political great many vine. a company has won a federal contract to supply smart phones for low income job seekers. washington times that track phone was awarded a contract that will provide android phones. they a
devices. so you can spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. >>. >> chris: a massive manhunt in southern california, police are looking for one of their own, a former lapd cop is suspected of going on a killing spree. adam housely is live in riverside, california, good evening. >> reporter: good evening. the man a hunt for christopher dorner, not only in california but in the mountains specifically above the inland empire of southern california, that is where his car was found burned out. his truck was set afire and burned and fresh tracks found there. we have live aerials to give a look at the mountainous area as the sun prepares to go down. we have aerials not long ago showing one of tactical teams being brought in. they are searching for him as well as bloodhounds in a popular resort called big bear
. the problem i believe is we've got this technology. we are using it. we are using it more than anybody has ever used it before. i mean i forget how many -- you know, this story broke. i have to go back and look at the research i've done. i've written about this. how many hundreds of people have been killed in pakistan, afghanistan, in somalia with drones. we've got this technology. we're using it. we are killing not just suspected terrorists but civilians. we're not making any effort to round them up to put them on trial. we're just targeting them with drone strikes. we're killing them. and again, there is a lot of collateral damage, some -- at least evidence of 45 civilians including children who have been killed by drones in the last year. reports the new york review of books. we're using this technology but congress has not decided. the white house has not released what are the guidelines. who decides when to use it. what rules do we follow if any? and is this really legal under international law to do it? the justice department now says it is. but the idea that somebody -- and you know
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spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. >> the source of energy that's becoming khraoerp, we all know -- cheaper, we all know it's cleaner and more businesses are starting to take notice. we've got to double down on a clean-energy industry that's never been more promising. doubling the clean energy we use. to jump-start a home-grown clean-energy industry. >>gretchen: remember when president obama touted the future of green energy and pumped billions of tax dollars into solar energy. today the future looks dim as investments in green energy are beginning to dry up. >>steve: as the subsidies dry up, so does the business. because? >> there's tons of jobs and the entire industry is relying upon these billions of dollars, and we know where those billions have gotten up. according to my research, .1%
of me today about specific programs, submarine programs, different areas of technology and acquisitions, and our superior technology. i said i do not know enough about it. i do not. there are many things i do not know about. if confirmed, i intend to know a lot more than i do. i will have to. but at the same time, i would never think that, as i said earlier, this is about me or that i will be running anything. i will be the leader. i will be responsible. i will be accountable, but i've got to rely on the right teams, right people to bring those to get there. it is accountability and responsibility. i would stop there, if they give you some sense of how i would intend to do this business. >> my theory of leadership is to hire good people and take credit for what they do. >> [laughter] >> you are a guy from nebraska and in the army, so i imagine you do not get up in the morning and think about the navy. i hope to correct that in the next few years, particularly in maine and other parts of the country. there's a multi-year procurement program that is in jeopardy because of the budget situa
of billions of dollars on technology american public and mandating the marketplace. how we built the railroads and highways. >> let me tell you something, sally. barack obama willing upon the american people climate change one scientists says it's not mandated and by the way we could be the cleanest country on planet and other countries. >> it hurts our economy. >> we have got to leave it there. as always for a spirited debate. sally, brad, great to see you. >> thanks. >> as we mentioned a moment ago. little boy's life on the line. tense negotiations continue around the clock with this accused kidnapper. what type of psychological toll is that taking on both the police and the suspect? dr. keith ablow joins us on the psychology that's playing out and what we can expect in hours and days to come. and a new study is looking today at what the healthcare overhaul means for part-time workers in the coming year. whether they get the insurance they need or will companies come up with creative ways to cut their hours? we will crunch the numbers. and the ravens may be the world champs, but who won the
barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. shareable data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. >>> new jersey's republican governor chris christie is trying to laugh off what potentially could be a problem as he seeks re-election this year, possibly runs for the white house in 2016. let's bring in our national political correspondent, jim acosta. he's walking into the situation room right now. it's a sensitive subject, i admit. what's the latest. >> this is a serious situation, wolf. he is taking it lightly. he may be able to take the punch lines about his waistline, but with him up for re-election and a potential candidate for 2016, the question is how long can he laugh it off. i talked to a former white house doctor today who warns that his health is like a ticking time bomb. >> reporter: sitting down with late night talk show host david letterman, chris christie made light of a diff
in technology and policy, from this years ces international consumer electronics show. monday night on the communicators on c-span2. >> at age 65, she was the oldest first lady when her husband became president. she never set foot in washington. her husband, benjamin harrison, died one month after his inauguration. meet anna harrison and the other people who served as first lady over 44 administrations. first ladies, influence and image, their public and private lives, interest, and influence on the president. season one begins presidents' day, february 18 at 9 p.m. eastern and pacific. >> the atlantic council hosted a discussion on the conflict in mali and stability in that part of africa. french troop surge continuing their advance into areas recently held by islamist militants. this began last year when the government was overthrown in a military coup. separatist groups in the north began fighting for independence shortly after and gained control of a large part of the country. this is two hours. >> good afternoon. my name is peter, i am the director of the michael africa center
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